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City Map of Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa is the Federal Capital of Ethiopia and a Chartered City; having three layers of Government: City Government at the top, 10 Sub City Administrations in the Middle, and 99 Kebele Administrations at the bottom



Between 8055' and 9005' North Latitude and  between 38040' and 38050' East Longitude.

Total Land area

54,000 hectares.

Date of Establishment:

November, 1887. (Emperor  Menelik II and Empress Taitu )


More than 3 million


Its average elevation is 2,500 meters above sea level, and hence has a fairly favorable climate and moderate weather conditions.

Addis Ababa is the capital city of Ethiopia,  the seat of the African Union (AU) and the United Nations Economic Commissions for Africa (UNECA)

Addis Ababa, a city with:

  • Excellent weather conditions that demand neither cooling in summer nor heating in winter;
  • Absence of vector-born tropical diseases;
  • Highest level of safety 
  • Low rate of inflation and low cost of living;
  • World class hotels and conference centers;
  • Abundance of excellent cuisines serving national and international dishes;
  • Location close to places of recreation such as Sodere and the Rift Valley lakes region;
  • The availability of air connections to any part of  the world from Bole International Airport; 
  • International solidarity-oriented and friendly inhabitants.
  • Availability of health and educational services i.e. public and private clinics, health centers and hospitals; and private kindergartens, primary and secondary schools; and colleges  and universities of adequate standard.